may is mental health month

Thank you for joining me for Mental Health Awareness Month 2017. Check out the mental health resources below that I will be highlighting during the month of May. Spread the word as you watch videos, read encouraging Bible verses, and explore the resources, websites, and support group locators on this page. 


Mental illness is real. It is common. And it is treatable. Click on the words below to find practical resources including videos, support groups, statistics, tools, downloads, and shareables. You are not alone and there is hope for mental health.

 

*The information contained on this website is drawn from a variety of sources about mental illness; however it is not a comprehensive study and the information is not intended to be used as a diagnostic tool.  Through this website you are able to link to other websites - each website is independently operated and is responsible for the information contained on their site.  We cannot endorse everything contained on the individual sites, but we hope the information will be useful.


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Articles & Media

Who Pastors the Pastors? Even Ministers Suffer from Suicidal Thoughts

Apr 21, 2017

My cousin’s trembling voice uttered the unthinkable. “Kay, I need to let you know that Wayne took his life this morning.” My knees collapsed under me. “No! How can this be? What happened? Why? What was wrong with...

Most Influential 2016: Kay Warren Channeled Her Grief into a Drive to Help Those with Mental Illness

Dec 23, 2016

Role: Advocate for mental health awareness and outreach. Bio: When Kay Warren’s son Matthew Warren ended his life by handgun on April 5, 2013, it was the hardest day of her life. Warren and her husband, Rick Warren...

Statement by Dr. Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church Regarding the Senate Passing of The 21st Century Cures Act

Dec 8, 2016

Dr. Rick and Kay Warren, co-founders of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, today made the following statement regarding the Senate's passing of The 21st Century Cures Act: "Mental health is a deeply personal...

Rick Warren on World Mental Health Day: Without Jesus, Family Never Would Have Made It Through Son's Suicide

Oct 10, 2016

Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in California spoke about the "absolute worst day" of his life when his son, Matthew, died by suicide on April 5, 2013, and emphasized that without the hope of Jesus Christ, he and his wife, Kay, would...

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clergy retreat centers

 

The mission of Blessings Ranch Ministries is, "to restore and renew Christian leaders and their families for effective Kingdom service." The goal of this incredibly effective, essential ministry is and always has been emotional and spiritual inner re-enginerring and personal growth resulting in restoration and renewal of the leader.

The mission of Broom Tree Ministries is to provide a gracious environment, secluded and private, protected with prayer, to which Christian leaders and their spouses can retreat from frantic schedules and become intimate with God so that He can refresh, refocus, restore, encourage, energize and equip them for the task to which He has called them.

Enjoy the beautiful seascape of Coronado Island, a year-round resort area. Couples come to the cottage seeking intensive therapy for a crisis in marriage or ministry. Individuals come seeking personal renewal through multiple therapy sessions for interpersonal conflict, stress, burnout, career transitions, and spiritual direction.

Cozy Bear Cabins is a group of three distinctive cabins located in The Smokey Mountain National Park area. If you like to be close to the action and excitement of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN then Cozy Bear fits the bill. Located in a luxury resort community setting, Cozy Bear is the perfect family cabin with a mountain theme.

Deer Ridge Ministries was formed to encourage pastors in full time ministry. We provide, by faith, excellent retreat facilities where pastors and spouses can rest and enjoy the presence of God without having to worry about any financial obligation. God has called us to provide a needed refuge for pastors and their spouses. We are here to provide a place of peace, refreshment and rest for body and soul at no cost to our guests!

Pastors and Missionaries often need an affordable place away from the demands of their ministry where they can rest and relax. The beautiful facilities and serenity of our natural surroundings, combined with the absence of telephones, televisions or schedules makes Fairhaven the ideal place for a getaway. Individuals, couples and families can all enjoy a personal retreat at Fairhaven.

Marble Retreat was born out of the conviction that clergy, and other in Christian service, have extreme job demands which can frequently result in symptoms of depression, anxiety, frustration, discouragement and burnout. Worse still and because of their position, the find it difficult to seek help. The mission of Marble Retreat is to help bring healing, hope and restoration to those in vocational Christian ministry and the Church at large through Christ-centered brief intensive counseling.

The MLC is located in June Lake, California, beneath the awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. In the context of an alpine, mountainous retreat environment, Christ-centered and biblically relevant principles of relationships with God, self, and others are embraced and developed through the vehicle of counseling from a spiritual formation perspective.

Our ministry provides vacation homes for full-time evangelical pastors and missionaries and their families. Our goal is to provide a place of refreshment and relaxation for those who are in so much need of rest. Because our website requires a username and password, please phone us at 970-259-7778 or email us at